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Thank you for your interest in joining the Coburn Place team of volunteers! In just five easy steps, you can start sharing your time with Coburn Place.

Application Process
  • Step 1: Complete and submit the volunteer application.
  • Step 2: Contact Jen at or 317-923-5750 to schedule a brief interview at Coburn Place.
  • Step 3: Participate in a volunteer orientation session at Coburn Place. RSVP links can be found on the orientation event page.
  • Step 4: For the safety of the families we serve, all volunteers (ages 18 and older) must provide a recent background check. During the volunteer orientation, volunteers will begin the background check process by filling out paperwork. Please bring $20 exact cash or check to the orientation to accomplish this step.
  • Step 5: Once you have completed Steps 1-4, check your calendar and schedule yourself for a volunteer shift using our online calendar. Thank you!
Individual Opportunities

Here are some volunteer opportunities that are available on a regular basis. If you have a different skill you’d like to share, please contact us. We’d love to hear your ideas!

  • Perform grounds maintenance and landscaping
  • Assist with children’s activities
  • Assist with administrative projects
  • Organize donations
  • Plan, supervise, and set-up for a variety of special events
  • Help adult residents with GED study

Depending on the needs and requests of our families, we have special opportunities. You can find the most current list here.


College students studying nonprofit management, communications or a related subject receive beneficial opportunities interning with Coburn Place. Completing meaningful projects in our Advancement and Operations departments provides interns with well-rounded experiences that they will be able to directly apply in a variety of career paths.

If you are interested in participating in a marketing/advancement internship with Coburn Place, send a completed application, cover letter and resume to Julie Henson at After reviewing materials, we will reach out to you to set up an interview if we feel there is a good fit for the applicant.

We do not any openings at this time.